Texans TE Hill diagnosed with swine flu

Updated: October 2, 2009, 10:00 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans rookie tight end Anthony Hill was hospitalized this week with swine flu in what may be the first confirmed case in an NFL player this season.

Hill is the only player on the team believed to have swine flu and other players are being monitored, Texans vice president of communications Tony Wyllie said Friday.

"So we have one confirmed case of swine flu on our team and he's doing much better today," coach Gary Kubiak said. "We had a few guys feeling ill yesterday ...

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